Jimmy Helms

Real Name:
James H. Helms
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American-born, British-based, singer, and musician James D. He served in the United States Army in the early-1960s, during which time he played in the Fort Jackson Army Band. After a move to Britain, and a switch to singing, he released several records with very little success, before signing with Cube Records in 1972. He finally scored a hit in 1973, with 'Gonna Make You an Offer You Can't Refuse', which charted on both sides of the Atlantic. However, he failed to make the same impact with his follow-up singles, and album of the same name.

Helms continued to release during the 1970s, and 1980s, as well as guesting with the likes of Ben E. King, David Essex, Madness, Evelyn Thomas, and Gloria Gaynor. He was even involved in several rock-orientated projects, one of which was with Roger Glover. In 1987, he became a member of the dance act Londonbeat, with whom he has remained.

Born: 27th September 1941, in Florida, United States.
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Albums

ORS-702 Jimmy Helms - Jimmy Helms album art Jimmy Helms Jimmy Helms(LP, Album) Oracle Records (4) ORS-702 US 1969 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Gonna Make You An Offer! album art Jimmy Helms Gonna Make You An Offer! (Album) Cube Records Germany 1975 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Songs I Sing album art Jimmy Helms Songs I Sing (Album) Pye Records Spain 1975 Sell This Version
CSMCD-340 Jimmy Helms - Jimmy Helms album art Jimmy Helms Jimmy Helms(CD, Album, RE, Pap) Oracle Records (4) CSMCD-340 Japan 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

36 656 C Jimmy Helms - Rock 'n' Roll album art Artie Malvin & Jerry Duane, Enoch Light Und Sein Orchester* / Jimmy Helms Und Loren Becker Mit Den Zig Zags* Artie Malvin & Jerry Duane, Enoch Light Und Sein Orchester* / Jimmy Helms Und Loren Becker Mit Den Zig Zags* - Rock 'n' Roll(7", EP, Mono) Ariola 36 656 C Germany 1958 Sell This Version
F-045 Jimmy Helms - Daddy ! Daddy ! album art Jimmy Helms Daddy ! Daddy !(7", Single) Forest (3) F-045 US 1963 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Always album art Jimmy Helms Always (Single) Date US 1967 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - If You Let Me / I Don't Care Who Knows It album art Jimmy Helms If You Let Me / I Don't Care Who Knows It (Single) London Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Your Past Is Beginning To Show (My Love) album art Jimmy Helms Your Past Is Beginning To Show (My Love) Oracle Records (4) US 1969 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - That's The Way It Is / This Is Where I Came In album art Jimmy Helms That's The Way It Is / This Is Where I Came In (Single) Oracle Records (4) US 1969 Sell This Version
3003 Jimmy Helms - Just Hold My Hand And Sing / The Only Thing That Matters album art Jimmy Helms Just Hold My Hand And Sing / The Only Thing That Matters(7") Capitol Records 3003 US 1969 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Magnificent Sanctuary Band / My Little Devil album art Jimmy Helms Magnificent Sanctuary Band / My Little Devil (Single) Capitol Records US 1970 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - So Long Love album art Jimmy Helms So Long Love (Single) Cube Records UK 1972 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Jack Horner's Holiday album art Jimmy Helms Jack Horner's Holiday (Single) Cube Records UK 1973 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Gonna Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse album art Jimmy Helms Gonna Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse (Single, Comp) Cube Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - I'll Take Good Care Of You album art Jimmy Helms I'll Take Good Care Of You Cube Records Belgium 1973 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Ragtime Girl album art Jimmy Helms Ragtime Girl (Single) Pye Records UK 1974 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Gold album art Jimmy Helms Gold Philips UK 1974 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - There'll Be Another Night album art Jimmy Helms There'll Be Another Night (Single) Cube Records France 1974 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - When Can Brown Begin album art Jimmy Helms When Can Brown Begin (Single) Cube Records Ireland 1974 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Gonna Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse album art Jimmy Helms Gonna Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse (Single) Cube Records UK 1975 Sell This Version
Jimmy Helms - Don't Pull Your Love / Don't Want To Lose You album art Jimmy Helms Don't Pull Your Love / Don't Want To Lose You (Single) Pye Records UK 1975 Sell This Version
4-14-101-051 Jimmy Helms - Ragtime Girl / Romeo And Juliet album art Jimmy Helms Ragtime Girl / Romeo And Juliet(7", Single) Pye Records 4-14-101-051 Brazil 1975 Sell This Version
4-14-201-010 Jimmy Helms - Romeo and Juliet album art Jimmy Helms Romeo and Juliet(7", Single, Sol) Pye Records 4-14-201-010 Brazil 1975 Sell This Version
4-15-101-001 Jimmy Helms - Christina album art Jimmy Helms Christina(7") Pye Records 4-15-101-001 Brazil 1976 Sell This Version

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normanharvey

normanharvey

January 31, 2019
he was at some point the oldest singer to have a number 1 hit in the USA

when LONDONBEAT hit #1 in the US he was over 50 years old
normanharvey

normanharvey

January 31, 2019
,,In 1987, he became a member of the dance act Londonbeat, with whom he has remained''

you forgot the aspect that he had his huge hits with LONDONBEAT

THINKING ABOUT YOU reached # 1 in the USA in 1991 :-)

BETTER LOVE was a top 20 hit in summer 1991 (#18)

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